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Old 05-17-2011, 05:00 PM
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Default Fujifilm FinePix X100 Reviewed by Digital Photography Review

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/fujifilmx100/' target='_blank'>http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/fujifilmx100/</a><br /><br /></div><p>"The large-sensor, fixed-lens compact isn&rsquo;t a new idea, of course, and both Sigma&rsquo;s DP series and the Leica X1 have already visited this territory... So the big question is whether Fujifilm has managed to refine the concept, and produce a camera that&rsquo;s as compelling to shoot with as its specifications (and looks) suggest."</p><p><img height="327" src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/dht/auto/1305645127.usr15670.jpg" width="520" /></p><p>Here is a very detailed review of the Finepix X100, and it caught a few interesting issues that I did not encounter during my brief time with it. In fact, a few is an understatement: This is the first review I have seen that has an appendix dedicated solely to the bugs and quirks in a camera. Despite the brilliant image quality, I am not sure if I can live with that many flaws. The really odd one is that the camera remembers ISO for each different program mode. So if you were shooting in P at ISO 800 and decide to go to A and shoot at ISO 100, going back to P will have the ISO set at 800. Amazing oversight, if you ask me, as this is the kind of "feature" I do not want in my cameras! Hopefully Fujifilm fixes this, because the images produced are very good indeed.</p>
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One would hope/think that because this is a completely new camera, Fujifilm will listen to what people are saying and address the problems with a firmware update.
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